Residents (18 years of age or older) of Radnor Township and select neighborhoods contiguous to the University (such as County Line Road, Broughton Lane, or Spring Mill Road) can purchase a Friends of Villanova card for a $25 annual fee which grants access to the facilities and programs listed below.
Friends of Villanova cards must be purchased--and renewed annually--in person at the Wildcard Office located in Dougherty Hall. Individuals must present a valid photo ID to verify address information at the time of initial registration and at each annual renewal. Friends of Villanova cards are not transferable.
Please note that Friends of Villanova cards can not be purchased or renewed during New Student Orientation and the first week of classes during the Fall Semester. For the 2017-18 academic year, the applicable dates are Friday, August 18—Friday, August 25, 2017.
Visit the Aquatics Department website for pool hours.
Users under the age 18 may use the Aquatic Facilities but must be accompanied by an adult with a valid Friends of Villanova card.
Open Recreation Facilities
Jake Nevin Field House, St. Mary's Gymnasium and Villanova Stadium Track.
For Open Recreation Facility availability, visit the Villanova Recreation website. Users under the age 18 may use the Open Recreation Facilities but must be accompanied by an adult with a valid Friends of Villanova card..
Group Exercise Classes
Friends of Villanova have access on a space available basis to Group Exercise classes offered in the Davis Center. Class schedules, descriptions and fees can be found at the Group Exercise section of the Villanova Recreation website.
Personal Training sessions in the Davis Center are available for a modest fee to members of the Friends of Villanova program. For more information, please visit the Personal Training section of the Villanova Recreation website.
Davis Center for Athletics and Fitness, Farley Fitness Center and Stanford Fitness Center.
Users must be 18 years of age or older and must have a valid Friends of Villanova card.
Fitness Center Hours
Due to the high volume of student usage, Friends of Villanova will have limited access to the Fitness Center in the Davis Center for Athletics and Fitness when Fall and Spring semester classes are in session. Please note that there will be no usage restrictions during breaks or final exam periods. Current hours of operation are listed on this page, posted on the Villanova Recreation website and communicated via email.
Friends of Villanova may purchase a parking permit to park their vehicle on campus. Permits costs $40 annually and can be purchased in the Wildcard Office located in Dougherty Hall. Only individuals with valid Friends of Villanova cards may purchase a parking permit.
Permits allow parking on a space available basis in the Rear Pavilion Parking Lot, the Rear St. Mary's Parking Lot and the South Campus Parking Lot. More information on campus parking policies can be found at the Department of Public Safety website.